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[Canada] Major tobacco firms must also stand in health-care suit, says Quebec judge

A Quebec judge has ruled that foreign-based tobacco companies are not immune from a lawsuit filed against their Canadian subsidiaries to recoup health costs. The major international firms contended the lawsuit by the Quebec government didn't apply to th
Canadian Press
added Jul 10, 2013 23:33
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[Canada] Tobacco companies want case dismissed

Two of the tobacco companies the provincial government is suing are trying to get the case dismissed because they say P.E.I. courts don’t have jurisdiction to deal with it. Earlier this month British American Tobacco and Carreras Rothmans Ltd. filed the
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:45
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[Canada] Day 85: Mr. Barnett's surprising testimony

John Barnett is possibly the last of a long parade of tobacco industry witnesses to be called by the plaintiffs to testify at the Montreal tobacco class actions lawsuits. Like the last float on a good Santa Claus parade, the 14 year president of Rothmans
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 20, 2012 13:56
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[Canada] Day 85: Mr. Barnett's surprising testimony

John Barnett is possibly the last of a long parade of tobacco industry witnesses to be called by the plaintiffs to testify at the Montreal tobacco class actions lawsuits. Like the last float on a good Santa Claus parade, the 14 year president of Rothmans
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 20, 2012 13:56
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[Canada] Patrick O'Neil-Dunne

But in this rich soup of Canadian tobacco history there are some stories that are clear and memorable. One of them is told through the paper legacy of a tobacco pro and former fighter pilot who came to Toronto to set up shop for Rothmans in 1956. His nam
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 11:57
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[Canada] Day 77: Mr. Bulmer 34 years later

Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 1, 2012 13:27
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[Canada] Day 78: Thirteen Riveting Minutes

Mr. John Broen returned to the stand today for his last half-day . . . he had distinguished himself as one of the worst witnesses to-date - he was argumentative, defiant and evasive. . . . closed his testimony at noon today with some of the most damning
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 1, 2012 13:12
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[Canada] Day 79: Another lawyer in the court

Yesterday, Justice Riordan had elicited an explanation from a former executive with Rothmans, Benson and Hedges (Mr. John Broen) that the Canadian companies complied with the position of the multinational companies on sensitive issue, but "were never act
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 1, 2012 12:43
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[Canada] Day 74: "My mission was to restore profitability"

Mr. Fennell volunteered little about what he knew about the company or the industry during the period he headed Rothmans, Benson and Hedges (1985-1990). Nonetheless, he revealed much about the thinking of a professional manager trying to satisfy tobacco
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2012 12:05
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[Canada] Day 73: The president who never bothered to ask

The witness is Mr. Patrick J. Fennell, who was president of Rothmans, Benson and Hedges . . . Mr. Fennell's short tenure at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges coincided with one of the more tumultuous periods in Canadian public health history, during the passage
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 23, 2012 14:10
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